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Zanzibar, Circa 1880s

 Item — Envelope: 70
Identifier: 70

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The Humphrey Winterton Collection of East African photographs is comprised of about 6,500 photographs organized in 75 primary collections of separate albums, scrapbooks or loose collections. Primary collections range from a single photograph to a set of several photograph albums plus envelopes of loose photographs.

Dates

  • Circa 1880s

Language of Materials

English

Access

Onsite access to the entire collection is open to researchers during library hours, Monday-Friday, 8.30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Contact the Herskovits Library for further information. Email: africana@northwestern.edu

Extent

1 photograph (1 photograph, 21 x 27 cm.) : Matte silver print, housed in a modern folder.

Overview

Evocative image of 5 African boys sitting in a ruined building. Unidentified photographer, circa 1880s.

General

"Zanzibar 1880s" is written in pencil on the photograph verso, but appears to be a modern addition.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies Repository

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